Twospot hogfish

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Twospot hogfish
Bodianus cf. bimaculatus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Bodianus
Species: B. bimaculatus
Binomial name
Bodianus bimaculatus
G. R. Allen, 1973

The twospot hogfish, Bodianus bimaculatus, is a species of wrasse native to the Indo-Pacific from Madagascar to New Caledonia and from Japan to New Zealand. This species prefers areas of reefs with substrates of rubble or sand at depths from 30 to 60 m (98 to 197 ft). This species can reach a length of 10 cm (3.9 in). It can be found in the aquarium trade.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Russell, B. & Myers, R. 2010. Bodianus bimaculatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 November 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Bodianus bimaculatus" in FishBase. August 2013 version.